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Pamela S. Angelle

Professor, Program Coordinator, Education Administration


Pamela Angelle is Professor and Program Coordinator of the Educational Administration Program in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Tennessee. Angelle teaches courses at the undergraduate, masters, specialist, and doctoral level. She serves as a leadership content expert for the undergraduate leadership minor program.  At the graduate level, she teaches leadership theory, organizational theory, leadership for change, and academic writing. Prior to accepting a position at the University of Tennessee, Angelle worked as a School Improvement Coordinator for the Louisiana Department of Education. 

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Angelle's research expertise includes teacher leadership, international comparative studies in school leadership, and organizational constructs which support effective schooling.  Her research has been presented both nationally and internationally.  Her most recent edited book is A Global Perspective of Social Justice Leadership for School Principals and serves as Guest Editor of a forthcoming issue of International Studies in Educational Administration which will focus on organizational influences of teacher leadership.


  • PhD, Educational Leadership, Louisiana State University
  • MEd, University of Louisiana

Professional Service

Dr. Angelle serves on the UCEA Center for International Study of School Leadership Advisor Board.  She is Co-Director of the Social Justice Leadership Strand of the International School Leaders Development Network ( and has served as co-convener and program co-chair of the annual conference since 2014.  She serves on the editorial board of Management in Education Journal and Research in Educational Administration and Leadership Journal.  Her service to the University of Tennessee includes membership on the University Residency Appeals Committee, the College Curriculum Review Committee, and the College of Education Mentoring Committee. Angelle has also served as the Educational Administration Program Coordinator for the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies since 2008.


Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York, New York, April 14, 2018: Principals of Color: Leading from the Collective We

Contact Information

  • 1122 Volunteer Boulevard 323 Bailey Education Complex Knoxville, TN 37996-3430
  • Phone: 865.974.4139
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